- Psalms 139
- This psalm begins and ends with “searching.”
- God knows everything about me.
- Genesis 3:8-13 – You can’t hide from God! God already knew what happened with Adam and Eve before he asked them.
- Genesis 4:8-10 – God already knew what Cain had done.
- Psalm 139:3 – God knows all about our ways!
- God is everywhere.
- Jonah 1:1-6, 17; 2:5-6 – Jonah tried to run from God, but God was everywhere, even in the deep.
- God is all powerful. He wove us together. He knew us before we were born.
God’s thoughts, v17-18
- How many thoughts has God had?
- I Kings 4:29-34 – All of this was just a gift from God!
- Psalm 136 – “for His lovingkindness is everlasting”
- God’s thoughts are precious!
God’s enemies, v19-22
- James 4:4
- I John 2:2
- We are at war with sin and Satan.
- Our God will never side with evil.
Search me, v23-24
- David volunteers himself to be searched by God. This took bravery!
- David had plenty of sins in his past, but he knew that God was merciful. We all need God’s grace!